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Gena Rowlands

  • Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin
  • Birthday: June 19

Gena Rowlands is a three-time Primetime Emmy® Award winning actress known for her collaborations with husband John Cassavetes. Rowlands and actor/director Cassavetes teamed up on films such as Gloria and A Woman Under Influence. She has performed on Broadway in a variety of plays as well as starred in The Notebook, The Skeleton Key, Night on Earth, and Paulie. Rowlands recently appeared on an episode of NCIS and played the role of “Marge Johnson” on the “Mr.

Gena Rowlands is a three-time Primetime Emmy® Award winning actress known for her collaborations with husband John Cassavetes. Rowlands and actor/director Cassavetes teamed up on films such as Gloria and A Woman Under Influence. She has performed on Broadway in a variety of plays as well as starred in The Notebook, The Skeleton Key, Night on Earth, and Paulie. Rowlands recently appeared on an episode of NCIS and played the role of “Marge Johnson” on the “Mr. Monk and the Lady Next Door” episode of USA seriesMonk. More about the show at the official Monk site.

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Gena Rowlands

Gena Rowlands

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

8 Nominations 3 Emmys

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series - 2009

  • Nominee
  • Gena Rowlands, as Marge
  • Monk
  • "Mr. Monk And The Lady Next Door"
  • USA
  • Universal Cable Productions in association with Mandeville Films and ABC Studios

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie - 2007

  • Nominee
  • Gena Rowlands, as Melissa Eisenbloom
  • What If God Were The Sun
  • Lifetime
  • By Fox Television Studios, JECO Productions and Old Beantown Films for Lifetime Television

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie - 2002

  • Nominee
  • Gena Rowlands, as Minnie Brinn
  • Wild Iris
  • Showtime

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